About Us

Zampell limited based in the UK are part of Zampell. Zampell is a USA family-owned business established in 1966 and continues to grow due to its core values of safety, dedication to its employees, dedication to its customers, and quality craftsmanship.

Through organic growth and the considered acquisition of like-minded established businesses who have a proven positive reputation that mirrors our own, we operate internationally with manufacturing and refractory operations in the UK, Europe and the USA.
Zampell Limited in the centre of the UK, incorporating CobbLloyd refractories since 1st October 2018 provide installation and engineering services in the refractories industry, giving the overall business more significant resources to serve the marketplace better.
Along with Vulcan Refractories, another Zampell affiliate, the group will also be better positioned to service the Energy from Waste market since it can control the production, supply and installation of quality refractory tiles for boiler linings. With Vulcan’s new, patented “ZEROX” formula for tiles, and the extensive refractory services offered by Zampell limited will have the best product at the best value available to the marketplace.
Meet The Team
Our team operate from the centre of the UK. Below are the key contact details should you need to speak to the team directly.
To contact Zampell UK head office please go to the contact page for full details, thank you.

Gary Dukes
Managing Director
Tel: +44 (0)1538 758801
Mob: +44 (0)7939 030588

Graeme Corbet
Tel: +44 (0)7968 605 350

Liz Berks
Finance Director
Tel: +44 (0)7775 607432

Gordon S.Ellis
Senior Projects Manager
Tel: +44 (0)7900 741397

Dean Pincher
General Manager
Tel: +44 (0)7581 034652

Deanne Ball
Office Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1543 675533
Continued Development
By drawing on our history in refractories and expertise gained over many years, both directly within refractory and in other industries, Zampell continually evaluates new technologies to offer innovative and practical engineering solutions, helping vendors to take advantage of the available technologies that suit their sector.
Developing and retaining a highly skilled workforce is paramount to the ongoing success of Zampell s. We recognise that our greatest asset is the quality of both our workforce and the work they produce.
Sustainability is equally essential so ongoing training is given to our employees to produce our supervisors and contract managers of the future. Our management and supervision generally have a minimum of 25 years’ experience within the varied refractory related industries.
Our approach to training for skills development is vital to our future. This commitment is the basis that ensures Zampell is a company looking to the future.
Directly employed personnel of Zampell include experience covering all the necessary refractory construction disciplines:

  • Contract Management
  • Site Supervision
  • Refractory bricklayers
  • Formwork carpenters
  • Studwelders
  • Fibre Installers
  • Specialist Tilers
  • Casting specialists
  • Refractory Guniters
Zampell is approved to the international quality management standard ISO 9001. The requirements of the standard have been incorporated within the company's activities and are part of the 'working fabric' of its operations.
Internal audits are regularly conducted on sites (in addition to those for the manufacturing facilities and offices) to ensure compliance and to seek opportunities for improvements.
Health and Safety
Zampell is approved to the international safety management standard ISO 45001. We understand a company’s reputation rises and falls on its health and safety performance and that a skilled experienced workforce is nothing without the highest standards in health & safety.
H & S audits are incorporated (including Environmental aspects) into the QA audits on sites. In addition, H & S matters are constantly monitored on site by our contracts management with onward reporting to the Company’s Directors.
We are proud of our safety record, but we never rest on our laurels and are continually looking at ways of improving our performance and reducing incidents.
The company has been a member of RoSPA for many years.

Cobb Lloyd Refractories now Zampell UK, was originally established in Northern Ireland in 1965 as Cobb Refractories and was generally involved in dense refractory installations within the power generation industries and the construction of industrial chimneys.
From 1999, Cobb expanded to the mainland UK and developed into a leading contractor within the UK refractory industry with an excellent reputation for quality of workmanship together with a first-class safety record. In 2011 Cobb Refractories and Lloyd Refractory Insulation Systems, a leading independent low thermal mass refractory contractor merged to create the highly experienced refractory contracting Company - COBB LLOYD Refractories Limited.
The Company's strong market presence within many industries enables us to successfully carry out major refractory contracts in sectors including Incineration, Iron and steel forging/heat treatment, aluminium, power generation and petrochemicals.
The company is now ideally placed to offer complete turnkey packages to our customers. The extensive experience of the management within the refractories market enables Zampell Limited to provide the best possible service and highest quality installations to its customers.

Thousands of satisfied customers, in more than 40 countries around the World, by solving some of the most challenging refractory issues that industry can find.
Vulcan Refractories continually hone its expertise and maintain full control of its manufacturing processes, engineering, materials, production, quality and logistics from its base in the Midlands.
To find out more please visit www.vulcanrefractories.com

For more information on Zampell USA please visit their dedicated website.

For more information on Zampell Denmark please visit their dedicated website.